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Event TitleEvent Description

Orientation - Information Session for Batch 3rd Recruitment

Orientation - Information Session for Batch 3rd Recruitment

Two days' orientation sessions were organised for new applicants on the MCIT-Ibtikaar program on 20th and 21st June 2016. The participants had the opportunity to query on the application procedures and the benefits joining the business incubation program. The presentation was led by Roshan Kumar Seebaluck, Incubator Expert on MCIT-Ibtikaar premises. The sessions were also facilitated by the new incubator management team in place Omed Takhari, Milad Ada, Kubra Panahzada, Zahid Momand and Sayed Yousafzai. At the end of the presentation, the team assisted participants in a guided tour of the MCIT-Ibtikaar premises

KITEX Event 2016

KITEX Event 2016

The Ministry of Communications and IT in partnership with the Afghanistan Expo Center organized its 2nd Technology Exhibition in Kabul (KITEX-2016) from May 31st to June 3rd, 2016 . The aim of the event was to showcase the various IT products and Services and meet the sector players and learn about the technology services and products available in Afghanistan. The exhibition venue was at Shahr-e-Naw, Kabul Mall. Ibtikaar along with the start-up companies and past graduates participated in this event as follows :- BrightBit, HSOFT, AfghanID, SPARKTECH, MSOFT, UltraRate, Turbo Software Development Company, Elitech & Tonext.

Startups Graduation Ceremony

Startups Graduation Ceremony

MCIT and TechNation celebrated the graduation of 12 technology startups from its 2nd round. The enterprises have successfully completed an 8 months business incubation program. Ibtikaar (http://ibtikaar.gov.af) is MCIT’s technology business incubator; the program is managed by TechNation and supported by the World Bank. Ibtikaar was founded in July 2014, and since then, it has been providing ICT startups with office facilities, mentorship and coaching, business advisory, market and funding access and networking opportunities.

MCIT Ibtikaar meeting with World Bank on 30th April 2016

MCIT Ibtikaar meeting with World Bank on 30th April 2016

The MCIT team along with other representatives implementing projects under the World Bank funded ICT Sector Development program had meetings with the World Bank mission in KABUL from 25th April to 4th May 2016. A presentation was scheduled on 30th April 2016 at the World Bank office. The Ibtikaar team was represented by Mr Omar Mansoor Ansari, Mr Roshan Seebaluck, Mr Omer Yousafzai and the 4 new Incubator Management Assistants namely, Mr Omed Bashardost, Mr Milad Ada, Mr Zahidullah Kotwal and Mrs Kubra Panahzada. The World Bank mission was represented by Mr. Rajendra Singh, Senior Policy Specialist and Mr Mohammad Ismail Bhat, Head of PMO, Mr Abdul Hameed Khalili, Infrastructure Economist from World Bank office and Mr Sameer Ahadi, Technical Coordinator.

Ibtikaar Incubatees participated in the 2nd Startup Grind Event

Ibtikaar Incubatees participated in the 2nd Startup Grind Event

The second Startup Grind Event in Kabul took place on 7th April 2016 in Safi Landmark Hotel & Suites. The event featured Mr. Sanzar Kakar, Chairman of Afghanistan Holding Gorup (AHG). The event was hosted by Mr. Ajmal Paiman, Co-Founder of Shetaab Afghanistan. The event was sponsored with the support from Etisalat Afghanistan, Safi Landmark Hotel and IO-Global (internet).